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"Cornell ECE Alum receives highest distinction, election to the National Academy of Engineering!!!"

Tuesday, February 21, 2012

According to a press release issued on February 9th - the National Academy of Engineering (NAE) has elected 66 new members including Cornell ECE alum Mark Adamiak. Mr. Adamiak, who is now the Director of Advanced Technologies, GE Digital Energy, Wayne, Pa received his undergraduate degree from Cornell’s School of Electrical Engineering (now known as the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering) in 1975 and then went onto receive his Masters of Engineering in Electrical Engineering in 1976. The NAE decision to elect Mr. Adamiak was based on his “contributions to power system protection, control, monitoring, and communications”.

Cornell ECE Alum Mark Adamiak EE '75, EE M.Eng. '76"I am very proud to represent myself as a Cornell graduate in this forum and clearly, my educational background at Cornell made it possible for me to be elected to this position."
- Mark Adamiak

"National Academy of Engineering Elects 66 Members and 10 Foreign Associates WASHINGTON — The National Academy of Engineering (NAE) has elected 66 new members and 10 foreign associates, announced NAE President Charles M. Vest today. This brings the total U.S. membership to 2,254 and the number of foreign associates to 206.

Election to the National Academy of Engineering is among the highest professional distinctions accorded to an engineer. Academy membership honors those who have made outstanding contributions to "engineering research, practice, or education, including, where appropriate, significant contributions to the engineering literature," and to the "pioneering of new and developing fields of technology, making major advancements in traditional fields of engineering, or developing/implementing innovative approaches to engineering education." - Source: http://www8.nationalacademies.org/onpinews/newsitem.aspx?RecordID=02092012

Related Links:
http://www.nae.edu/56131.aspx
http://www8.nationalacademies.org/onpinews/newsitem.aspx?RecordID=02092012

Prior news posts for Mr. Adamiak...
http://www.news.cornell.edu/stories/Feb09/AlumEdison.html
http://www.ece.cornell.edu/nec-newsarticle.cfm?news_intid=55

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